Looking back on 2019


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December 31, 2019
Looking back on 2019
Canada Soccer Awards
C-License course
Discipline and Appeals Course
Online Goalkeeper Course
Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan video
Membership Benefits
Ontario Cup Updates
OSCAR Outdoor Registration
Rowan’s Law
Ontario Soccer Summit
Victor Montagliani
Road to 2026 Panel
HUB International Presents: Session Prep
OSCAR Updates
Holiday Hours
Upcoming Events
Deadline to apply for hosting Ontario Cup Semi-Final
Jan. 11, 2020

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Looking back on 2019
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As 2019 winds down, Ontario Soccer is taking a look back at some of the moments that defined the sport in our province.

From celebrations to smiles, 2019 was a year that broke new ground and highlighted what makes soccer great in Ontario.

Thank you to all those who made our game beautiful in 2019.

Click here to look back on some of the best photos, videos and moments that defined 2019.


Ontario players swept the 2019 Canada Soccer Player Awards
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Six awards. Six winners for players from Ontario.

Canada Soccer has announced their year-end Player Awards and Ontario athletes have won the male and female players of the year, the male and female youth international players of the year, the Para player of the award and the Futsal player of the year award.

Click here to read about who won the Men’s Player of the Year.

Click here to read about who won the Women’s Player of the Year.

Click here to read about who won the Male and Female International Players of the Year.

Click here to read about who won the Canadian Para and Futsal Players of the Year.


What can you register for in early 2020?

The first C-License course of 2020 sold-out but two more are now available

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The first C-License course of 2020 has sold-out but Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce two more C-License courses are now open.

London and Ottawa will each host a C-License course, starting in March 2020.

Coaches who obtain a C-License Certification and will have the qualifications to be a Head Coach in some Regional Leagues, the OASL and an Assistant Coach in the OPDL.

Click here for more information and how to register.


Level 1 Discipline and Appeals Certification Course bookings now open
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Ontario Soccer offers a Level 1 Discipline and Appeals Certification Course and is taking bookings for District Associations and applicable Leagues looking to host a course for their membership in 2020.

The course is one day (approx. eight hours) and led by an Ontario Soccer appointed instructor.

Click here for more information on the course.


Take this online Goalkeeper Coach Course, which covers the basics of developing keepers
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Ontario Soccer is pleased to announce the brand new Ontario Soccer online Goalkeeper Coach Certificate.

For all aspiring Goalkeeping Coaches, this online course is your first step into Goalkeeper development and will cover the basics of developing goalkeepers.

Click here to read more about the course and how to apply.



What you need to know for 2020

WATCH – Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan: Reflections and Ambitions

Ontario Soccer announced its 2019-2021 Strategic Plan early in 2019.

At the Ontario Soccer Summit, delegates got a first look back on the recent successes at Ontario Soccer and a deeper dive into the areas Ontario Soccer will target over the next three years.

Click here to watch the Ontario Soccer Strategic Plan: Reflections and Ambitions.


What are the benefits of being an Ontario Soccer member?
As the third-largest youth sports organization in Canada, Ontario Soccer is proud to serve a massive membership of over half a million Ontarians.

Our organization develops, supports and delivers programs and services throughout Ontario in partnership with grassroots communities, Clubs, Districts, Private Academies and many more.

Click here to read more about the benefits of being a member of Ontario Soccer.


Updates on the 105th running of the Ontario Cup
Ontario Soccer has announced updates to the Ontario Cup dates, format divisions and tournament hosting opportunities.

The Ontario Cup, now in its 105th year, is the largest club competition of its kind in Canada.

Click here to read about the updates on the 2020 Ontario Cup.


OSCAR Outdoor Registration 2020 is now open
Ontario Soccer has opened the Outdoor 2020 season and is pleased to confirm that ‘OSCAR,’ the Ontario Soccer Club & Academy Registry, powered by SportsEngine, is ready for use for the Outdoor 2020 season.

More detailed information will follow regarding OSCAR 2020 and a conference call will be scheduled to provide answers for any questions organizations may have.

Click here to read more about OSCAR Outdoor Registration 2020.


Rowan’s Law Mandatory Implementation
The Province of Ontario, at the present time, is the only province in Canada to enact Concussion Safety legislation throughout its sport system.

‘Rowan’s Law’ received Royal Assent on March 7, 2018, and Section 5 of the Act, proclaiming a ‘Rowan’s Law Day’ was the only section that came into effect at that time.

However, in 2019, the remaining parts of the Act and the regulation have now come into effect in phases.

Click here to read more about Rowan’s Law and your organization’s responsibility from it.


WATCH – Discover. Develop. Excel. Holiday Edition
With just a week left before the end of the year, Lauren Maharaj brings some holiday cheer to the Ontario Soccer offices.

Bringing good tidings and reminders of cheer, she also has a message for all those who have not bought their Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 tickets.

Click here to watch the latest Discover. Develop. Excel.


A Special Message from Victor Montagliani, President of Concacaf and Vice-President of FIFA, on Ontario Soccer Summit 2020
The President of Concacaf and Vice-President of FIFA has shared a special message ahead of Ontario Soccer Summit 2020.

Victor Montagliani, who will be a keynote speaker for the event being held Feb. 21-23, 2020 in Hamilton, is excited to talk about the Canadian Premier League, 2026 and how we move forward and everything about the beautiful game in Canada.

Tickets continue to move quickly, so be sure to purchase yours today.

Click here to watch the message from Montagliani.

Click here for more information on tickets.


Road to 2026 panel will be a highlight of Ontario Soccer Summit
Ontario Soccer has announced that there are 12 new speakers joining the Ontario Soccer Summit 2020 and the announcement comes on the heels of the Early Bird Tickets selling out in record time.

With Regular Pricing now in effect, tickets will continue to move quickly as this next round of announcements is a cast of Canadian soccer’s most influential leaders.

Click here to find out who is joining the Ontario Soccer Summit 2020.

Click here to purchase tickets.


Re-watch all the HUB International Presents: Session Prep series
HUB International and Ontario Soccer are proud to present a series of Coaching Development videos targeted at helping coaches of all levels.

The HUB International Session Prep series focuses on different topics relevant to educating today’s coaches further.

Click here to watch all 12 videos in the Session Prep series.


Find the latest updates on OSCAR
Ontario Soccer has added an additional page to its website where regular updates and changes to OSCAR can be found for those who are active in using the registration platform on a more consistent basis.

Recently, there have been updates, support insights, tip of the week and spotlight on an Ontario club.

Click here to read more about OSCAR and how to find updates.


Holiday Hours for the Ontario Soccer and Ontario Soccer Centre
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The Ontario Soccer offices and Ontario Soccer Centre will be operating under modified hours during the holiday season.

The Ontario Soccer office will be closed Dec. 24 at noon until Jan. 2. During this period, select staff will be available online or by phone to answer inquiries during this period.

Click here for the Ontario Soccer Centre hours.


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